Oliver Hastie

Vice President – Renewable Energy (USA)


Renewable Energy

Director of Development - Renewable Energy



$180000 - $200000 per annum plus bonuses and benefits

Director of Development:

This position sets out to strategize, build, and oversee greenfield utility-scale development for an international renewable energy development, execution and operations business.

With significant financial backing, a direct line to the Managing Director of the global business, and the autonomy to plan, grow and execute the US development strategy, this is a critical hire with significant career scope.

Based in Florida, the role can be on-site, hybrid or remote within the US and working to Eastern time.

Key goals:

  • Design a strategic plan for greenfield development
  • Double existing development portfolio by end 2024
  • Originate 3-5GW of renewable energy projects in 3 years
  • Grow an internal team to meet your business plan (circa 3 in 2024 and 10 in 2025)
  • Oversee origination campaigns and manage the development team.

Experience Required:

  • Leadership of utility-scale Solar and Storage development
  • Expert knowledge of at least three power markets including MISO
  • Track-record of building and developing high-performing teams
  • Thorough experience in land origination and site control, utility interconnection and permitting
  • Strategic mindset and a business-wide view

Beneficial experience:

  • Onshore wind, green hydrogen
  • Specifically grown a development team
  • Florida based ideal or open to relocate
  • Currently in a director/senior role

Salary and Benefits:

  • The target salary is $180,000 base plus additional bonuses and benefits.
  • Full healthcare cover.
  • 401k match.

About Us
Climate17 is a purpose-led, international renewable energy & sustainability recruitment consulting firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition and market insight services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint and those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

Inclusive Application Process
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